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CBS
Dec 5, 2012 7:00pm EST
, thank you. in egypt, president mohamed morsi has become a lightning rod for protests since he claimed near absolute power for himself. well, there were more violent demonstrations today over a proposed new constitution for egypt and holly williams is there. >> reporter: rival protesters clashed head on today outside cairo's presidential palace. president mubarak's opponents say -- president morsi's opponents say the knew constitution fails to protect basic rights especially those of women. his supporters many conservative muslims, say that's untrue and both sides blamed each other for the violent confrontation. two years ago during the egyptian revolution these groups worked together to top it will country's long-time dictator. now they're back on the streets fighting each other. at a meeting called by the opposition today this man accused one of their leaders of being a holdover of the old regime and was quickly shouted down. we stopped mohammed elbaradei as he tried to leave. just one question for cbs news! >> reporter: he's a former presidential candidate and told us he doesn't tru
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 12:00pm EST
is still coming up. >>> in egypt clashes continue. supporters of president mohammed morsi battled off protestors. five people are dead, over 400 hurt. the demonstrations began over morsi's declaration that he should be given near absolute power. >>> recreational marijuana is officially legal under washington state law and marijuana smokers are over joyed. at midnight there was a celebration at the seattle space needle. pot spokeers lit up as the new law took effect. the measure makes it legal to carry up to an announce of marijuana. supporters say they couldn't be happier. >> it's amazing. i'm not a criminal anymore. i can't go to jail for small amounts of marijuana. i'm free to be free. >> marijuana remains illegal under federal law though. that means federal agents can still arrest people for it and it's banned from federal property. >>> do you mind fresh pizza attractive or think others would? pizza hut in canada is betting on it. 110 bottles of pizza scented perfume were sent out. there's no word on when or if pizza hut would be available here in the united states. as marty would
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00pm EST
in the worst crisis there since the revolution two years ago. egypt's first elected president, mohamed morsi wanted to bring calm with a televised address tonight. he didn't. last month morsi granted himself near-absolute power. thousands of protesters are demanding that morsi scrap a proposed new constitution that they fear will take away many of their rights. holly williams is in cairo for us tonight. holly. >> reporter: well, scott, some people here thought that after days of protest and bloodshed, president morsi would make a major concession tonight but what he did offer won't be enough theirs opponents. they wanted him to immediately give up all of the sweeping new powers that he gave himself two weeks ago and they wanted him to postpone a referendum on egypt's new constitution, which is due to take place in under 10 days' time. they say that constitution doesn't protect the rights of all egyptians. but president morsi didn't do either of these things. instead, he offered to give up just one of his new powerses, a vaguely worded right to take all necessary steps to protect the country.
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:00pm EST
brotherhood, chanting in support of president mohammed morsy. they spent the day trying to chase anti-government protestors away from the gate. opponents are demonstrating against the decree morsey issued, giving himself, nearly unrestricted powers. >>> we are learning more about the actions taken by a member of the u.s. coast guard, moments before his death, near the u.s.-mexico border. the coast guard says chief petty officer, terrell horn, fired several gunshots from an inflate believe boat to avoid getting shot. sadly, he died from head trauma after being struck by a propeller. officials say horn was trying to stop suspected drug smugglers. >>> it has been nearly one year since the death of maddox turk osh, the boy who fell into the painted dog exhibit at the pittsburgh zoo. we sat down to talk with the father about the accident and how they are coping with the accident. >> maddox a tendency to run sideways and look sideways, always checking himself outside, you know? and mady was always laughing. and his laugh always came from his stomach. >>
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm EST
,000 protestors rally against igyptian president mohammed morsey. more than 120 people have been wounded today involving clashes. three more of the leaders' aides have resigned in protest of the way he is handling the crisis. this comes as three others left their posts. protestors say he should drop the decree and a new draft that limits citizens rights. >>> heavy smoke is obscuring roadways and causing traffic problems there. residents were evacuated earlier today. but after weather conditions improved, they were told they could go back to their homes. fire officials say the fire was deliberately set. >>> the hospital treating the duchess of cambridge is apologizing today, after a nurse revealed private details about kate to a prank caller. monica villamizar reports for wjz london. >> reporter: the duchess of cambridge got a hospital visit from her very -- sister pippa and brother james. they arrived a day after a caller pretending to be the queen got through to kate's nurse. >> good morning. >> hello there. could i speak to kate, please, my granddaughte
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 7:00am EST
confrontation here in cairo last night. supporters and opponents of president mohammed morsi battled for control of the streets around the presidential palace. they fought with sticks and stones. some people were carrying guns. other people threw molotov cocktails. egypt state tv says six people were killed. president morsi supporters camped out on the streets and opponents are planning more protest later today. we're just now hearing from the military's elite republican guard they are ordering all protesters off the streets near the pallets and the deadline is less than an hour from now. president morsi's opponents are angry about a new constitution due to be put to a referendum a vote, in less than ten days' time saying he is a dictator and under the new constitution it represents his islam and fails to protect basic rights and freedoms. the president's supporter meanwhile, accuse the opposition of trying to derail egypt's democratic transition. president morsi says that he wants to negotiate, but is determined to push ahead with the referendum. and in the m
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